MOSCOW, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Average wages earned by Russians
rose 15.6 percent in nominal terms year-on-year in January to
stand at 27,340 roubles ($910), the Federal Statistics Service
said on Tuesday.
Real wages, which are adjusted for inflation, rose 8.0
percent on the year, compared to analysts' expectations for a
5.2 percent increase.
The FSS provided the following data:
RUSSIAN WAGES NOMINAL Jan 13 Dec 12* Jan 12
Average wages (roubles) 27,340 36,450 23,746
Yr/yr percent change +15.6 +11.9 +15.1
RUSSIAN WAGES REAL
Yr/yr percent change +8.0 +5.0 +10.5
REAL DISPOSABLE INCOME
Yr/yr percent change +0.7 +5.6 +0.6
* - The Federal Statistics Service has revised December
figures, the first estimate is given in brackets.
NOTE - For key Russian indicators click here.
($1 = 30.1209 Russian roubles)
(Compiled by Maya Dyakina)
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